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October 23, 2001
Contact: CDC Media Relations
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Media Advisory

CDC Addresses Public Health Questions About Anthrax

WHO: Dr. Julie Gerberding, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
WHAT: Interactive media teleconference: Dr. Gerberding discusses current information about anthrax. Brief remarks followed by media Q/A.
WHEN: Thursday, October 25, 2001, 12 Noon 1 PM ET
WHERE: At your desk, by toll-free conference line: Dial (800) 288-8968; Teleconference name CDC/anthrax
WHY: Provide an overview of the information published in the October 26, 2001, issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Opportunity to address the following topics:
  • Confirmed cases of anthrax
  • Monitoring and tracking anthrax
  • Testing procedures
  • CDC role in investigations

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